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Northland College Students and Faculty Assess Pre-mining Environmental Baselines part of Newsletter Articles
Quietly, in order to ensure that the decision-making and environmental impact determination processes are based on sound science, students and faculty from Northland College in Ashland have been gathering baseline data on local water and air quality both in and around the reservation, in partnership with citizen science efforts of the non-profit Bad River Watershed Association.
Northwest Node Engages New Faculty in Civic Engagement Efforts part of Newsletter Articles
This article is the fourth installment in our series featuring updates on current activities from each of the seven nodes in the Science and Civic Engagement Western Network.
From Black Swamp to Green Soup: Campus/Community Partnership Aims for Blue Lake part of Newsletter Articles
One of the biggest impediments to western expansion of the United States in the early 19th century was the nearly impenetrable Great Black Swamp that spanned Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana.
Growing the SENCER Network with a Focus on Caribbean Island Nations part of Newsletter Articles
We are interested in exploring future collaborative efforts with Caribbean partners.
GLISTEN Undergraduate Stewardship Liaisons Train on Historic Gibralter Island part of Newsletter Articles
From June 7-8, the USLs received intensive training, developed in partnership with the Institute for Conservation Leadership, to begin building that bridge.
SENCER Model Seminar Participants Discuss Future Reach of Brownfield Action part of Newsletter Articles
The 9th in a series of seminars and training sessions for Brownfield Action (BA) was held at Barnard College on May 17-19. BA is a web-based, interactive learning simulation in which students form geotechnical consulting companies and work collaboratively to explore and solve problems in environmental forensics.
Students Develop Interactive GIS Watershed Map for Smartphones part of Newsletter Articles
Recently, 'Harbor Happenings,' a magazine published by the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, featured an article on a student project that involves the creation of a GIS (geographic information systems) map of the Corkscrew watershed that works with smartphones as part of Environmental Biology: Ecosystems of Southwest Florida.
University of North Carolina Asheville to Receive 2013 William E. Bennett Team Award part of Newsletter Articles
The 2013 recipients of the William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science are a team of University of North Carolina Asheville faculty members: Ellen Bailey (foreign languages), David Clarke (biology), Amy Lanou (health and wellness), Leah Matthews (economics), Karin Peterson (sociology), Jason Wingert (health and wellness), and Sally Wasileski (chemistry).
Noyce Foundation Award to Support a Second Cohort of SENCER-ISE Civic Engagement Partnerships part of Newsletter Articles
The National Center for Science and Civic Engagement is pleased to announce that a second cohort of Civic Engagement Partnership Support Awardees has been welcomed into the Science Education and New Civic Engagement Responsibilities-Informal Science Education (SENCER-ISE) initiative.
Environmental Biology: Ecosystems of Southwest Florida part of Environmental Biology: Ecosystems of Southwest Florida
David Green, Instructor II, Florida Gulf Coast University College of Arts and Sciences Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences Environmental Biology, BSC 1051C, is a 3 credit hour non-science majors course ...